OUTRAGEOUS in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of OUTRAGEOUS
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 n.  of the nature of an outrage; exceeding the limits of right, reason
Classic Sentence: (73 in 5 pages)
1  Anybody could, with lumber selling at such outrageous prices.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVI
2  Rhett always sided with the child, no matter how foolish her desires or how outrageous her behavior.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIX
3  He tasks me; he heaps me; I see in him outrageous strength, with an inscrutable malice sinewing it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. The Quarter-Deck.
4  Marija was working for one of the independent packers, and was quite beside herself and outrageous with triumph over the sums of money she was making as a painter of cans.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
5  The outrageous treatment of poor Tom had roused her still more; and she had followed Legree to the house, with no particular intention, but to upbraid him for his brutality.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXV
6  And makes us rather sling the arrows of outrageous fortune.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXI.
7  So he glided along, and the powwow and racket getting more and more outrageous all the time; and at last, when he had gone around two sides of the room, he disappears down cellar.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVII.
8  It was outrageous, and I knowed I ought to just up and tell him so; and so be his true friend, and let him quit the thing right where he was and save himself.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIV.
9  And Herbert had seen him as a predatory Tartar of comic propensities, with a face like a red brick, and an outrageous hat all over bells.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In Chapter XLVII
10  A more outrageous person I never did see.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 46. INTELLIGENCE
11  The whites, of course greatly discomposed, had besides a curious look of being painfully shocked by such an outrageous row.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Context  Highlight   In II
12  She behaved in the most outrageous way.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Context  Highlight   In ACT V
13  When he saw Eumaeus and Ulysses he reviled them with outrageous and unseemly language, which made Ulysses very angry.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVII
14  To keep in power he's been desperately manufacturing Klan outrage stories where none exist, telling of loyal Republicans being hung up by the thumbs and honest darkies lynched for rape.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LVIII
15  Because you ARE; that's why; and your being in a place like this is a damnable outrage.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 11
Example Sentence: (24 in 2 pages)
1  The main focus of interest at the fashion show was Christian Lacroix's outrageous evening wear.
2  Charges for local telephone calls are particularly outrageous.
3  It is outrageous that the figures are not in the public domain.
4  Newspapers publish these outrageous stories because they know what their public wants.
5  At least President Obama finally sent an envoy to Europe yesterday to explore joint action to stop outrageous violence against protesters.
6  British newspapers were full of moral outrage at the weakness of other countries.
7  When he heard the news he reacted with a sense of outrage.
8  The whole affair is an outrage and the authorities have done nothing to prevent it.
9  The response to the jury's verdict was one of outrage.
10  The suggestion inevitably provoked outrage from student leaders.
11  WHO said that court action needed to be handled cautiously, discipline and litigation could awaken public outrage, and advance both justice and health.
12  Breaking the silence and expressing our outrage is the only way to even begin to make a change.
13  And so, under pretence of softening the previous outrage, of stroking and soothing me into placidity, you stick a sly penknife under my ear!
14  The incompetence and lazy of his students outrage him very much.
15  There is outrage in Indigenous communities over the recent acquittal of a Saskatchewan farmer of all charges relating to the shooting death of young Colten Boushie.